NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — The Brooklyn Nets decided yesterday to bar star guard Kyrie Irving from practice as well as games in the NBA season that starts next week because he refuses to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
NBA Celtics guard Brown out after contracting COVID-19
NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown is in quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19, the NBA club announced.
Unvaccinated Irving misses Nets' first practice in New York
LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Brooklyn point guard Kyrie Irving, who has been staunchly against getting vaccinated for the novel coronavirus, missed the Nets' practice yesterday.
AFTER a successful first two days in Montego Bay, the KFC Star Search training camp staged by the Jamaica Basketball Association (JaBA) will move to central Jamaica today at Knox College for two more days.More
SAITAMA, Japan (AFP) — A rampant United States swept past Japan to their seventh-straight women's basketball crown yesterday, with Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi collecting their fifth Olympic gold medals to cap remarkable careers.More
SAITAMA, Japan (AFP) — National Basketball Association (NBA) All-Star Kevin Durant hailed his team for overcoming adversity Saturday after pouring in a game-high 29 points to lead the United States past France 87-82 for a “beautiful” fourth-straight Olympic men's...More
SAITAMA, Japan (AFP) — Kevin Durant scored 23 points and Devin Booker added 20 to power three-time defending champions United States past Australia 97-78 yesterday and into an Olympic men's basketball final against France.More
SAITAMA, Japan (AFP) — The United States kept their basketball gold medal dreams on track Tuesday by sweeping past world champions Spain 95-81 and into the semi-finals, while Olympic debutants Slovenia crushed Germany to set up a last-four clash with...More
NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — Cade Cunningham, a 19-year-old guard who played at Oklahoma State University last season, was selected by the Detroit Pistons with the first pick in yesterday's NBA Draft.More
SAITAMA, Japan (AFP) — Ricky Rubio scored 26 points as world champions Spain defeated Argentina 81-71 to join Slovenia in qualifying for the quarter-finals of the Tokyo Olympics yesterday.More
TOKYO, Japan (AFP) — Australia suffered a blow to their men's basketball gold medal hopes yesterday with Toronto Raptors star Aron Baynes ruled out of the rest of the Olympics with a neck injury.More
A local provisional squad of 12 locally based players was named last weekend by the Jamaica Basketball Association (JaBA) to start preparation for the Caribbean Basketball Confederation (CBC) Under-17 Championship, originally set to be staged in Central America next...More
SAITAMA, Japan (AFP) — A USA team led by 11-time NBA All-Star Kevin Durant were beaten 83-76 by France on Sunday, snapping an Olympic winning streak stretching back to the 2004 Athens Games.More
Five players from western Jamaica have been invited to the final trials for the national Under-17 basketball team that will be held in Kingston, this weekend at Jamaica College in St Andrew.More